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Africa Unite Youth Symposium and the Institute of Caribbean Studies

Event Date: 
Feb 13 2014 - 8:30am - 12:45pm

The Bob Marley Foundation and the Rita Marley Foundation in collaboration with the Institute of Caribbean Studies at the UWI, Mona, present the Africa Unite Youth Symposium 2014.  Africa Unite is held annually as a part of the celebrations to commemorate the earth-day of the Hon. Robert Nesta Marley OM (Bob Marley).
 

Venue: 
Multifunctional Room - Main Library - University of the West Indies, Mona
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Staff
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Students
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General Public
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Contact Information
Rosemary Duncan
Tel: 
289-3479

Third International Tourism Conference

Event Date: 
Nov 9 2014 - 8:00am - Nov 11 2014 - 4:00pm

The University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica is pleased to invite you to the 3rd International Tourism Conference to be hosted by Mona School of Business and Management, the premier business school in the region. The conference will be held in Montego Bay, Jamaica’s premium tourist destination. Branded ‘the complete resort’, Montego Bay offers a wide array of tourism experiences. With the recognition, however, that the success of the tourism industry lies in our ability to gain a better understanding of the issues and challenges facing tourism, and to innovate to overcome these challenges, this conference presents an opportunity to address the issues under the theme: Tourism and Innovation: re-inventing, revolutionizing, transforming.
 

Venue: 
Iberostar Rose Hall Beach
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Staff
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Students
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General Public
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International Masterclasses on Particle Physics for High School Teachers and Students

Event Date: 
Feb 11 2014 (Time To Be Announced)
Event Date: 
Mar 21 2014 (Time To Be Announced)
  •  Part1 – February 11, 2014;
  • Part 2 – March 21, 2014.
Venue: 
Physics Virtual Lab
Target Audience: 
Staff
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Students
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Contact Information
Professor Michael Taylor, Department of Physics
Tel: 
927-2480/(876) 935-8735

Forum on Global Hegemony

Event Date: 
Feb 27 2014 - 9:00am - 5:00pm

The Remaking of Global Hegemony is an international forum on global Change hosted by the IDEAZ Journal, the IDEAZ In-stitute (Austria), The Center for Tourism and Policy Research and the Department of Government (UWI). Download event flyer HERE


This is the first forum conceived by the IDEAZ Journal and IDEAZ Institute focusing on global development issues.


Come and listen to local and international academics, present on:

 The Global Political Situation

Venue: 
UWI Regional Headquarters, Council Room
Target Audience: 
Staff
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Students
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General Public
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Contact Information
Lori Henry, Centre for Tourism and Policy Research University of the West Indies
Tel: 
970-1467

UWI Mona Regional Disability Studies Conference

Event Date: 
Mar 11 2014 - 9:00am
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Mar 12 2014 - 9:00am

The conference will examine various instruments such as the Kingston Accord, the CRPD, the Declaration of Pétion Ville and other related policy documents/treaties, to develop a Charter that will guide/assist regional governments and private sector organizations in fast-tracking the disability agenda.

Theme: “Making Government and the private sector Work for Persons with Disabilities”

 

Download Conference Schedule HERE

Download CALL FOR PAPERS HERE

Venue: 
Mona Visitors' Lodge and Conference Centre
Target Audience: 
Staff
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Students
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General Public
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HIV/AIDS Regional Training of Trainers Workshop

Event Date: 
Feb 11 2014 (Time To Be Announced) - Feb 14 2014 (Time To Be Announced)

The Regional Coordinating Unit of the Caribbean HIV/AIDS Regional Training network (UWI-CHART)will host a regional Training of Trainers Workshop for persons who will provide training to Health Care Workers Providing Psychosocial Support for People Living with HIV (PLHIV) at the Coco Palm Resort in St. Lucia. A total of twenty-nine participants from 11 countries within CARICOM will be equipped to deliver the training program which was developed by UWI-CHART and piloted in Antigua last year.

Venue: 
Coco Palm Resort, St. Lucia
Target Audience: 
Staff
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Students
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General Public
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Contact Information
Elva Clarke, Training Development Specialist
Tel: 
876 977 2717/2928/2645 ext 233

Workshop on "Obesity, 21st Century Epidemic - Impact & Intervention"

Event Date: 
Feb 9 2014 - 8:30am

This one day Workshop is presented by the Caribbean College of Family Physicians in collaboration with the Family Medicine section, UWI Mona. Download event flyer for details.

Venue: 
Mona Visitors Lodge,UWI Mona campus
Target Audience: 
Staff
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Students
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General Public
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Contact Information
Olga Gordon, Family Medicine Programme
Tel: 
970-6657 / 970-6642

Campus Council Meeting

Event Date: 
Mar 7 2014 (Time To Be Announced)
Target Audience: 
Staff
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UWI Research Days 2014

Event Date: 
Feb 19 2014 - 10:00am
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Feb 20 2014 - 10:00am
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Feb 21 2014 - 10:00am

The 2014 UWI Mona Research Days will be presented under the main theme “Fostering Growth and Development in Small Island Developing States (SIDS) through Research”. The annual forum will showcase  the  University’s research  achievements  and provide an important  opportunity  for stakeholders to learn about, evaluate,  and  potentially apply  the  University’s  current  research  work.
 
Specific Areas of Focus1.    Opportunities for and Challenges to Economic Growth and Sustainable Development in SIDS

Venue: 
UWI Mona Campus
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Staff
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Students
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General Public
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25th Natural Products and Medicinal Chemistry Symposium

Event Date: 
Jan 6 2014 - 9:30am - Jan 9 2014 - 9:30am

The Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science and Technology, UWI, Mona will host the 25th Natural Products and Medicinal Chemistry Symposium. The event officially begins with an Opening Ceremony on Monday January 6 at 9:30am at the Chemistry Lecture Theatre 5.
 
For further information and registration, please visit wwwchem.uwimona.edu.jm  or call 927-1910

Venue: 
Chemistry Lecture Theatre 5
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Staff
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Students
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